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Nunn Dismissed from U of I Basketball Team

The University of Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Informant Suggests Drew Peterson Wants to Sell Drugs

Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.

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Two Die in Separate ATV Accidents

Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.

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Wanted: Warmer, Drier Weather for Crops

Illinois corn and soybean crops are in decent shape depending on the region, but most could benefit from warmer weather and a little less rain.

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1 Dead, FBI Agents Wounded, During Incident

The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead.

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Rift Over Animal Adoption

A bill that would've required universities in Illinois to offer healthy cats and dogs to rescue organizations after animal testing has provoked a dispute between its Democratic sponsor and the University of Illinois.

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Remap Group Has Enough Signatures for Ballot

Election officials say a group that wants voters to decide if an independent commission should draw Illinois' political boundaries appears to have enough valid signatures for November's ballot.

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Faith Coalition Backs Manar’s Education Funding Reforms

Faith Coalition: Republicans Need to Support Manar's proposal.

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Downtown Y To Debut Youth Fitness Center

A new way for youth to possibly get interested in fitness will officially be unveiled next week at the Springfield YMCA’s downtown branch.

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State Police Emphasize Speed, DUI, Seat Belts

Click It or Ticket, Border to Border

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Jurors Drain County Resources

Five-month total exceeds last fiscal year

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Inmate: Drew Admitted Killing Stacy

Murder-for-hire trial in Randolph County

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Election Board Concerned about Automatic Plan

Driver's license component costly, they say

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Rauner Repeats: Budget Can Still Be Passed

Rauner: Keep up the good work and come to a compromise, lawmakers.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs an executive order on criminal justice reform at the Sangamon County Courthouse Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner's executive order will create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.

3 days ago

Industry Reacts to Rauner News Conference

Workers Comp? Didn't we already do that?

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Lawmaker: Stop Telling People “Illinois Sucks”

Lawmaker says too many people say "Illinois sucks."

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, with his wife Patti at his side, speaks to the media Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Chicago. The 55-year-old Democrat is due to report to a prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin serving a 14-year sentence, making him the second Illinois governor in a row to go to prison for corruption. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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No Appeal — Again — for Blago Corruption Convictions

The Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision to reject former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.

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SOS: No Extra Cost for Drivers License Changes

The Illinois Secretary of State's office says a plan to issue driver's licenses and state identification cards in Illinois that are more secure won't require additional state funding.

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

3 days ago

Dick Van Dyke Coming to Danville, Downers Grove

The executive director of Dick Van Dyke's charitable foundation says the 90-year-old actor will take part in events in Danville and suburban Chicago next month.

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Grandmother, Uncle Jailed for Shooting of Young Girl

The grandmother and uncle of a 7-year-old girl who died after a shooting in southwestern Illinois are in custody in connection with the incident.

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